Report: Houthi militia commits 266 abuses in one week

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September Net – Saba News Agency

The Iran-backed Houthi militia committed 266 human rights abuses in the areas of its control in one single week, a report by the Yemeni Network for Rights and Freedoms unveiled.

The Houthi militia committed these abuses against civilians from the 20th to the 27th September 2019, the report said, “with abuses varying between killing, injuring, and abduction of civilians. In addition to shelling neighborhoods, forcing residents to leave, planting landmines, and storming houses.”

“The Network’s monitoring team documented 22 cases of killing civilians including a woman and three children, and 12 cases of injuring including three children.”

The indiscriminate shelling damaged 48 civilian properties partially and 12 others entirely,” said the report.


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